July 25, 2024

Art, Science + The Outdoors Program

MECA&D's Osher Hall

Join The Maine Outdoor Film Festival, for a two hour program of films combining Art and Science in the outdoor world, the Salt Institute at MECA&D’s Osher Hall.


Date: Thursday, July 25, 2024
[click here for full MOFF Schedule]

Location: Salt Institute for Documentary Studies at MECA&D’s Osher Hall, 522 Congress Street Portland, Maine 04101
Parking: Street Parking 
Time: Doors: 2:45PM – Show time: 3PM
Tickets: $15 adv / $18 day-of (Included In The MOFF Gold Pass)
Other Info:
– Outside water is allowed.
– email moff@maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com with questions!

Film Program: 

UNDER [SI:] – 36.58 minutes – by Morgan LE FAUCHEUR – from France – Short synopsis: UNDER [SI:] recounts the birth of the underwater ecomuseum in Cannes, near the southern shore of Île Sainte-Marguerite. From stopover to stopover, the documentary goes to meet the protagonists and the places that participated in the project.
EXPEDITION – 10.68 minutes – by Lauren Zito – from New York, WORLD PREMIERE – Short synopsis: A joint Expedition with Maine sculptor, Duncan Hewitt, as he re-imagines his work, “Yellow and Silver Smash Up”.
FORE & AFT – 26 minutes – by Gabe Gerzon – from Massachusetts – Short synopsis: For over 230 years, Lowell’s Boat Shop has perched over the Merrimack River in Massachusetts. Graham McKay, the master boat builder, safeguards tradition and community at the shop. While Graham has mentored for years, he finds an uncommonly precocious pupil in William, a 16-year-old drawn to the water and the workshop.
LIFE AT SEA – 36.58 minutes – by Ellie Louise Lafferty – from Oregon, WORLD PREMIERE – Short synopsis: Life at Sea plunges into the reality of living aboard a research vessel, where Daisy Braun, an artist from Portland, Maine, ventures unknowingly. Amidst seasoned sailors and scientists, the narrative delves deep into the lives of those who call the ocean their home.With characters weathered by endless waves, the obsession with plankton lingers.